Frequently Asked Questions

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  • How much does a lawyer charge for a car accident? image

    How much does a lawyer charge for a car accident? Car crash lawyers in Kentucky usually charge a contingency fee.  That means you do not pay the lawyer anything until they resolve the case.  Fees can range from 25% to 45%. More often than not the fee is between 33.3%-35% for pre-litigation, meaning a lawsuit …
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  • Can someone sue you personally after a car accident? image

    Can I sue someone personally after a car accident? You can sue someone personally after a car accident in Kentucky. Your lawyer will file a Complaint at the courthouse that names the at-fault driver as a Defendant. This means that that at fault drivers insurance will assign a lawyer to defend them. If the at-fault …
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  • How much compensation will I get for a sprained ankle? image

    The amount of compensation you can get for a sprained ankle depends on the recovery period, medical bills, pain and suffering, lost wages, and loss of future impairment. If your ankle recovers quickly your case is worth less money. If you have lifetime limp your case has significant value. A surgery to repair any damaged …
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  • What happens if you’re a passenger in a car accident? image

    What happens if you’re a passenger in a car accident? If you are the passenger in a Kentucky Car Crash you are eligible for compensation if you are injured.  There is the potential for multiple at fault vehicles and more than one insurance company that will pay for your damages.  It’s important to speak with …
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  • Who does the passenger sue in a car accident? image

    Who does the passenger sue in a car accident? After a Kentucky car crash, you should sue any potential at-fault parties and also insurance companies that may be liable for the crash and injuries.  On a rear end collision, it is easy: you sue the car that hit you from behind. Determining who to sue …
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  • What is the average settlement for a personal injury? image

    There is no set average settlement for personal injury. Some cases are worth billions and some cases are worth nothing. The damages in a personal injury case are medical expenses, lost wages, loss of future income, and past/present/future physical and emotional pain and suffering. The worse off you are on those elements the more your …
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  • Can I claim for being a passenger in a car accident? image

    Can I claim for being a passenger in a car accident? You can make a claim for being a passenger in a car if you are injured in a Kentucky car crash.  Pain and suffering, lost wages, and loss of future income are all available to you. The insurance companies for both vehicles are involved …
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  • Can I sue a truck driver for damages? image

    Can you sue a truck driver for damages? You can sue a truck driver for damages in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. The truck driver will need to be “at fault” for you to make a claim. Your damages will include pain and suffering, medical bills, lost wages, loss of future income and property damage. The …
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  • Can I sue if I am hurt from falling on a broken or cracked public sidewalk? image

    You can sue from falling on a broken or cracked public sidewalk. You must have damages and injuries to have a case worth pursuing. Special notice must be given to the government in order to pursue a case and it must be done within a short timeframe. Consult with a lawyer right after you fall …
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